Musicians -- Georgia -- Atlanta
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs of Atlanta Community Orchestra (ACO) performances, rehearsals, and orchestra members. Of special note are photographs of Atlanta Symphony Orchestra first chair clarinetist, Karl A. Bevins (1915-2011), performing with the ACO.
Dates: approximately 1957-1971, undated
Scope and Content The collection consists of images of club members and performers, club member meetings, and concerts and events produced by the Atlanta Music Club. A variety of images of events are represented in the collection such as color and black and white images from the Atlanta Community Symphony Orchestra's 26th Annual Young Artists' Concerto Concert (2000); the club's Spring Promenade (1982); the All-Star Concert Series (1985) and a fashion show (1993). There are a small number of unidentified events,...
Dates: 1950-2001, undated
Scope and Content This collection consists of records created by the Atlanta Music Club and its subsidiary organizations including correspondence, meeting minutes, rosters, by-laws, financial statements, and committee reports. Also included are marketing materials such as press releases, advertising contracts, correspondence regarding advertising and publicity arrangements, concert series programs, newsletters, and information about artists who performed for the club. The collection contains publications of...
Dates: 1915-2001, undated; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1970
Scope and Content This collection contains images that document the metropolitan Atlanta region and photographs illustrating social events in the city. Bell and Stanton Public Relations used these photographs documenting the Atlanta area as promotional images. Most of the images were taken in the late 1960s and include the Atlanta Civic Center, Atlanta Memorial Arts Center, First Federal Savings and Loan building, Hartford Insurance building, Peachtree Center, and the Trust Company of Georgia. The collection...
Scope and Content This collection contains personal documents of Miss Thornton’s, as well as material that reflected some of her interests later in life. Included are report cards from the Georgia Capital Female College and Conservatory of Music in 1890-1891, her passport from 1935, and a citation from the Atlanta Library Club upon her retirement in 1954. Other material consists of hand-written correspondence, newspaper clippings, genealogical records, and pamphlets that documented her interests in the Gate City...
Dates: 1890-1973, undated (bulk 1947-1968)
Scope and Content This collection contains materials pertaining to the musical career of Graham Washington Jackson, including advertisements, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, correspondence, musician contact records, a recital program, and a certificate for the WSBeaver Award from WSB Radio. In addition, this collection includes some of Jackson’s personal papers, such as his driver’s license, some postcards, birth announcements, business and membership cards, and event programs.
Dates: 1923-1983, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains materials related to the Griffith family, Mary Griffith Dobbs, and the Griffith School of Music in Atlanta. Items includes articles, a scrapbook, music periodicals and booklets, and ephemera from the Griffith School of Music.
Dates: 1913-1957, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains images of Dobbs' family members, including Mary B. Griffith Dobbs and John H. Dobbs, as well as photographs of Griffith School of Music. Other photographs include images of the Place de la Concorde in Paris, France.
Dates: 1912-1927, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains two scrapbooks covering the years 1972-1974 and 1980-1983, respectively. A third scrapbook, covering the years 1926-1932, was badly damaged prior to acquisition by smoke and water. Pages containing manuscript materials, programs, photographs, and ephemera were retained in their original condition; some informational content was photocopied and the originals discarded. There is also a 1928 membership directory.
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of a single scrapbook that contains materials pertaining to Willie May's career as a singer. It also contains a Whitten family Bible.
Dates: 1909-1927, undated